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Category Manager, Grocery Non-Food

Category Manager, Grocery Non-Food

Job Description

PLEASE NOTE: This is posted regionally across the US. It is a full time position that requires relocation to Bellevue, Washington.



PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

 

To source, price and market product to profitably grow the assigned department to the gross profit line.



AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY: 

 

To continually evaluate all available vendors and select the appropriate vendors based on the following criteria - cost, terms, service level, time in transit (cost of interest and necessary inventory level) and quality: and establish the appropriate retail prices to attain the budgeted gross profit.  

 

Continually seek out new merchandise through markets, trade shows and publications that will supplement existing product lines, produce added sales and profit and satisfy corporate buying guidelines.  

 

Develop strategic marketing plans including; advertising, in store specials, promotional and special buy product that is targeted to profitably grow sales and gross profit  

 

Assist in setting the initial sales, gross margin, and inventory forecasts used in developing the final operating budget.  

 

Manage, direct and develop Category Assistant.

Job Requirements


Minimum 5 years Category Management experience with strong background  in Grocery or DSD is required. 

 

Familiarity with the merchandising and procuring of retail products.

 

Experience with ad planning, reporting, category analysis, SKU rationalization, and margin management are the specific skills needed in this position. 

 

Individual must be personable, responsible, detail oriented, reliable and skilled in problem solving.

 

Individual must be used to managing projects and meeting timelines.

 

A qualified candidate must have extensive Microsoft Excel, Access, and Word experience is also needed.

 

Some travel will be required. 

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $75,000.00 - $95,000.00 /Year
Other Pay 35 - 45%
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Retail
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others Yes
Industry Retail
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 400-070814-4006
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Category Manager, Grocery Non-Food


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